Wellness Program

The Mennonite Village Wellness Program provides a comprehensive approach to wellness that covers the seven dimensions of wellness. Individuals are encouraged to include all aspects of wellness into their active lifestyles.

The following are free to both residents and employees except where noted:

Wellness Center

Certified instructors provide a complimentary safety orientation to the Wellness Center and are available for consultation. Equipment includes but is not limited to: strength training equipment, free weights, treadmills, Nusteps, upright and recumbent bikes, rowing machine, elliptical, stability balls, exercise bands and balance training equipment.

Wellness Program Classes

Comprehensive programming serving a wide range of capability levels is available. Class offerings vary from researched based programs such as Better Bones & Balance™ and Tai Chi for Fall Prevention to Balance Training and Gentle Yoga.

Aquatic Center

Exercise, rejuvenate and relax in our warm water pool and spa. Pool temperatures are held to Arthritis Foundation recommendations. Warm water exercise is friendly option for those with joint pain that are looking to reduce joint inflammation and increase mobility.

Massage Studio 

Independent contractors provide licensed massage therapy services by appointment(fee). 

Wellness Activities

Educational presentations provided by community partners. These monthly presentations highlight the dimensions of wellness: social, spiritual, intellectual, emotional, environmental, physical and vocational.

Sports & Outdoor Activities

Residents enjoy access to billiards, fishing (catch & release), gardening, horseshoes, petanque, pickleball, putting green, shuffleboards, table tennis, and Wii bowling and walking trails.

Support Groups

Community partners and volunteers offer support groups such as a caregiver support group and a Parkinson’s support group.

Wellness Staff

Bernadette Milstead, B.S.
Director of Wellness

  • American Council on Exercise Certified Personal Trainer
  • American Council on Exercise Senior Fitness Specialist
  • Functional Aging Program Certified (FAI)

Daniel Salazar-Garcia B.S

Daniel Salazar-Garcia, B.S.
Wellness Program Coordinator

  • American Council on Exercise Certified Personal Trainer
  • Better Bones & Balance Certified Instructor
  • Tai Chi for Arthritis for Fall Prevention Certified Instructor

Eryn Smith, AAS, CPT, CPO
Aquatics Program Coordinator

  • American Council on Exercise Certified Personal Trainer
  • Aquatic Exercise Association Aquatic Fitness Professional
  • Certified Pool & Spa Operator Certified